Today, 7 November, the new Estonian Ambassador to Mongolia Andres Unga presented his credentials to President Khaltmaagiin Battulga in Ulaanbaatar. Ambassador Unga resides in Beijing.
The conversation following the presentation ceremony noted the good state of Estonian-Mongolian relations. Talks mostly focused on cooperation in developing a digital society and cybersecurity.
“In the conversation, the President highlighted his professional contacts with the e-Governance Academy and called Estonia a global pioneer in the digital society,” Ambassador Unga said.
In future cooperation, the President would like to focus mainly on sharing experience on IT and e-governance.
Andres Unga joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1991, and he has worked as the Director General of the Protocol Department and as the Director General of the Personnel Department. Between 1996 and 2000, Unga was the ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the Kingdom of Sweden, between 2003 and 2007 the ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the Republic of Greece and between 2007 and 2012 to the People’s Republic of China.
From 2012 to 2015, Andres Unga worked at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Tallinn as a non-resident ambassador to Southeast Asian and Oceanian countries, and was also accredited to the Commonwealth of Australia, the Republic of the Philippines (from 2013), the Republic of Indonesia, Malaysia, the Republic of Singapore, the Kingdom of Thailand, and New Zealand. Between 2015 and 2019, Unga was the ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary in Canberra, accredited also to New Zealand, the Republic of Indonesia, Vanuatu, Fiji, Tonga, Samoa and ASEAN.
From August 2019, Andres Unga has been the ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the People’s Republic of China, with a permanent residence in Beijing.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia